Materials

 

Slides

15.02.2018 – Introduction and methodology

16.02.2018 – Legal families

22.02.2018 – Constitutions and constitutionalism I

23.02.2018 – Constitutions and constitutionalism II – How to present a case law

1.03.2018 – Constitutional review of legislation: the models

2.03.2018 – Constitutional review of legislation in Europe I

8. 03.2018 – Constitutional review of legislation in Europe II

9.03. 2018 – Constitutional review of legislation Constitutional interpretation, types of decisions and judicial reasoning (balancing, reasonableness, proportionality)

15.03.2018 – Parliamentary Government

16.03.2018 – Presidentialism

22.03.2018 – Federalism

23.03.2018 – American Federalism

12.04.2018 – American Federalism

13.04.2018 – German Federalism

19.04.2018 – Indian federalism

20.04.2018 – Multilevel Constitutionalism – Legal Sources

26.04.2018 – Multilevel constitutionalism – Courts

27.04.2018 – Constitutional transitions in Europe

3.05.2018 – Secessions

4.05.2018 – Constitutional transitions – Tunisia

10.05.2018 – The constitutional implications of Brexit (the European Union Withdrawal Bill as of 8 May 2018)

11.05.2018 –

Case law and legal texts to be presented and discussed in class

Schedule – Groups presentation

1.03.2018 – United States Supreme Court, Marbury v Madison , 5 U.S. 137, 1803 – Presentation by Coralie Romet, Jason Pegat Toquet, Géraldine Dezé, Matthieu Mazerat

2.03.2018 – French Constitutional Council, decision n° 71-44 DC, 16 July 1971; decision n° 2010-92 QPC, 28 January 2011 – Presentation by Tiziano Blavet di Briga, Giacomo De Angelis, Andrea Nicastro

8.03.2018 – German Constitutional Court, case 1 BvR 653/96 – Presentation by Christian Sonnenschein, Corinna Caramanti, Mariia Ivanovska

9.03.2018 – Minister of Home Affairs v. Fourie, (Constitutional Court of South Africa, Case CCT 60/04) –Presentation by Guido Dell’Omo, Benedetta Barelli, Livia di Salvo, Laura Carbone

15.03.2018 – United Kingdom, Fixed Term Parliament Act, 2011 – Presentation by Veronica Capasso, Teresa Conte, Giorgio Gadotti Diletta Monteduro

16.03.2018 – United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974) – Presentation by Valeria Aghilarre Lavinia Buti Maria Laura Mancini Raffaele Sanluca

22.03.2018 – Virginia and Kentucky resolutions

23.03.2018 – United States Supreme Court, McCulloch vs. Maryland , 17 U.S. 316, 1819

12.04. 2018 – United States Supreme Court, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius , 567 U.S. 2012 – Presentation by Simone Esposito, Virginie Matterne, Maria Grazia Cantarella, Xiaojuan Zhang

13.04.2018 – German Constitutional Tribunal, 2 BvF 1/02, 18 December 2002 – Presentation by Misk Roxane Spina Emanuele Willaumez Pascal Geyer Leo

19.04.2018 – Supreme Court of India, S.R. Bommai versus Union of India,1994 –  Presentation by Domitilla Palumbo, Benedetta Rondoni, Gian Paolo Garello, Chiara Eftimiadi

20.04.2018 – European Court of Justice, Costa v. Enel, ECR 585 (6/64); German Constitutional Tribunal, Lisbon Treaty Ruling, June 30, 2009 – Presentation by Angelo Cacciola, Camilla Pollera, Lucrezia Giangaspero, Veronica Mosca-Riatel

26.04.2018 – House of Lords, Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF (no. 3); European Court of Human Rights, Case of A. and Others v. the United Kingdom – Presentation by Matteo Costa, Beatrice Manassero, Sonia Nardinocchi, Elettra Perfetti

27.04.2018 –  ECtHR, Sejdić and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, no. 27996/06 and 34836/06 Presentation by Vittoria Angelini, Anna Zanetti, Monir Ghassem, Vittoria Reccagni

3.05.2018 – Constitution of Tunisia – Presentation by Alessandro Masiello, Miriam Maurizi, Paola Piccolo, Carlotta Matteucci

4.05.2018 – Supreme Court of Canada, Re Secession Quebec [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217; Spanish Constitutional Court, Judgment no. 42/2014 – Presentation by Nicola Ghedin, Alessandro Guidi Batori, Angelo De Lauro, Agnese Caterina Angrisani

10.05.2017 – Uk High Court judgment and UK Supreme Court judgment on the Miller case – Presentation by Emanuela Choppin, Ilaria Saligari and Pan Yue